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QotD: Bussemaker is a statist witch

“Women should get rid of that eternal guilt over their family. Rather they should feel guilty over the fact the government has invested so much in [their education]” Education Minister Jet Bussemaker (Labour, of course) on women choosing to raise … Continue reading

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State of play

Just coming out of my hole in the ground to point out a quote that should be obvious now, but nevertheless needs spreading far and wide. This is what the Euro-Cyprus brouhaha is telling us: The EU has managed to … Continue reading

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Quote of the day

[T]o be sceptical of what the unelected euro-elite have in mind to increase their powers over us is the only rational position to take. Mr Barroso calls any such questioning, doubting, thoughtful attitude ‘dangerous.’ Maybe. But until it’s dangerous enough … Continue reading

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Quote of the day

We have already wasted years in trying to control this sickness in the euro, and we are saving the cancer and killing the patient. Boris Johnson in the Telegraph: Europe is driving full-tilt, foot on the pedal, into a brick … Continue reading

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The God-given rights revealed in the Judaeo-Christian scriptures and developed under the Anglo-American Enlightenment tradition of Natural Law have been usurped by a European Union Napoleonic system in which the state has become the ultimate arbiter of what privileges (‘rights’) … Continue reading

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And the quote of the day…

“The person who does not become irate when he has cause to be sins. For an unreasonable patience is the hotbed of many vices. It fosters negligence, and stimulates not only the wicked, but above all, the good to do … Continue reading

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QotD – In memory of Vaclav Havel

In all events, I am certain that our civilisation is heading for catastrophe unless present-day humankind comes to its senses. And it can only come to its senses if it grapples with its short-sightedness, its stupid conviction of its omniscience … Continue reading

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Quote of the day

[T]he single currency is proving a more profoundly destabilising force in Europe – economically, financially and politically – than anything that has occurred since the  Second World War. Jeremy Warner in the Telegraph.

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Quote of the Day

On the on-going soap-opera that is EUnion crisis politics: I’m very tired of the pre-show “entertainment”. Can we just get to the lynch mobs hanging politicians in every capital city in thewestern world? Reader Chris Loughrey in the comments of … Continue reading

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Quote of the day

The situation is not unlike that in former communist East Germany. It was called the German Democratic Republic and you could vote for different parties – Christian Democrats, Liberal Democrats, the Democratic Farmers’ Party and so on. But they were … Continue reading

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